The web crippling due to excessive bearing stress can be avoided by_________________?
A. increasing the web thickness
B. providing suitable stiffenersC. increasing the length of the bearing plates
D. none of the above…
Bearing stiffeners are provided at________________?
i) the supports
ii) the mid span
iii) the point of application of concentrated loads
The correct answer is?
A. only (i)
B. both (i) and (ii)C. both (i) and (iii)
D. (i), (ii) and…